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SubjectRe: BUG: Global FPU corruption in 2.2
"Richard B. Johnson" <> writes:

> If it "fixes" it, there is no problem with the FPU, but with the
> 'C' runtime library which doesn't initialize the FPU to a known
> state before it uses it.

It's the kernel which initializes the FPU. This was always the case
and necessary to implement the fast lazy FPU saving/restoring.
Processes which never use the FPU never initialize it.

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